Moldova in 8 months 2020, in comparison with the same period in 2019, reduced the export of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes in monetary terms.
As InfoMarket was informed in the National Bureau of Statistics, in particular, in January-August 2020, the total volume of its exports of products from the "Drinks and Tobacco" product group amounted to $ 114.13 million, which is 17.8% less than the same period last year. At the same time, the export of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for 8 months 2020, in comparison with the same period of the previous year, decreased in monetary terms by 10.9% - to $ 108.52 million, and the export of tobacco and tobacco products decreased by 67.1% - to $ 5.61 million. The export of beverages and tobacco in January-August 2020 ranked 5th in terms of volume in the overall structure of Moldovan exports with a share of 7.39% of the total supply of domestic products against 7.77% in the same period a year earlier. Herewith, over the year, the share of exports of beverages in the total export volume increased from 6.82% to 7.02%, and of tobacco and tobacco products - decreased from 0.95% to 0.36%. // 29.10.2020 — InfoMarket.